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Phrasal Verbs

get on (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb get on (1)

Meaning

to step onto a bus, train, ship, etc.

Synonym

board (formal)

For example

  • get on sth I watched my son help an old lady get on the bus, and felt proud of my boy.

  • get on sth The only way to get on the boat was to walk along a narrow plank that went over the water.

Nouns often used as objects with get on (1): bus, train, plane, boat, ship, bicycle, motorbike

Quick Quiz

After everyone got on the train, it

a. arrived at the station

b. left the station

c. didn't get to the station

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